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Veteran/Military volunteers needed for veteran hospice patients in Marshall County, AL

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Encompass Health- Hospice of Albertville

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Thank you for considering volunteering with Encompass Health - Hospice! There are many opportunities for military and veterans to volunteers to serve hospice patients in Marshall County.

At this time only volunteers that have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 will be allowed enter patient’s homes. Volunteers who have not been fully vaccinated cannot enter homes but instead will maintain social distancing, wear appropriate PPE provided by Encompass and only make no-contact "porch" visits.

We are looking for military and veterans to honor and provide companionship to hospice patients who are military veterans. Volunteerism is flexible to volunteer’s schedule. You can volunteer as a group or on your own. Family members of veterans are welcome to serve too.

We have patients who are military Veterans that would benefit from companionship and veteran-to-veteran comradery. Volunteers are also needed to assist with honoring hospice veterans for their service with veteran pinning ceremonies, and delivering veteran certificates. At Encompass, we appreciate our Veteran patients and desire for them to receive full care, honor and dignity at the end of their lives. No Veteran should die alone.

Direct Patient Support Volunteers must complete the application, a hospice volunteer orientation, background screenings, and an introduction to specific Veteran issues at the end of life.

Requirements

A time log will be provided for documentation of donated time. We provide a comprehensive, free training for all of our volunteers. Volunteers are welcome to provide assistance during the day, after hours, or on weekends.

Volunteers must complete the application and orientation processes, which in include background screenings, a valid driver’s license and proof of auto insurance. Volunteers must have reliable transportation. Volunteers must be organized, the ability to multitask and complete written documentation and be self-motivated to work independently.

Your experience will be valuable, engaging, and make a huge impact to the patients and families we serve.

Please contact me if you think you would be interested in volunteering. I look forward to hearing from you today!

Crissy H. Faulkner, BSW Volunteer Coordinator

Completion of application, orientation, background screen, a valid driver’s license, proof of auto insurance. & reliable transportation. Organization, multitasking, ability complete written documentation and self-motivated to work independently.

Volunteer commitment is ongoing, and flexible to volunteer’s schedule. Preferably at least 1 hour a week

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About Encompass Health- Hospice of Albertville

Location:

9044 Highway 431 North, Albertville, AL 35950, US

Mission Statement

At Encompass Health, we are committed to delivering the highest quality care to our patients. From inpatient rehabilitation to home-based care, we’re with our patients for every step of their post-acute journey. Our clinical collaboration and cutting-edge treatments ensure patients receive the best care for their needs at all times. We’re proud to say our approach helps patients achieve better outcomes. We believe integrated care delivery across the healthcare continuum is critical to achieving the best outcomes for patients. We exist to provide a better way to care that elevates expectations and outcomes.

Description

Encompass Health-Hospice seeks kind individuals to support patients and families during a most difficult time.

At Encompass Health we foster a culture of compassion and collaboration encouraging and empowering each employee and volunteer to keep learning and growing together. Our compassionate end-of-life care is provided in the patient’s home, whether that is a home address, nursing home, assisted living community, independent living community or other location. It focuses on the physical, spiritual and emotional needs of both the individual patient and our patients’ loved ones: caregivers, spouses, children, extended family and friends.

Our experienced team understands the complexity of issues and feelings that surround hospice care and end of life. Our care process is designed to maximize our patient’s quality of life and offer our patients and their love ones comfort, support and guidance when facing a terminal illness

Our Goal is to provide a sense of dignity and peace for our patients, while controlling pain, minimizing discomfort and managing symptoms. We also prioritize emotional and spiritual needs, guiding our patients and their loved one through the end-of-life process.

Community
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Encompass Health-Hospice of AlbertvilleVolunteer Services9044 Highway 431 NorthAlbertville, AL 35950

(34.25125,-86.23618)
 

SKILLS

  • Veteran Care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 19
  • Orientation or Training
  • flexible
  • Completion of application, orientation, background screen, a valid driver’s license, proof of auto insurance. & reliable transportation. Organization, multitasking, ability complete written documentation and self-motivated to work independently.

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